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CVE-2018-18555 Detail

Description

A sandbox escape issue was discovered in VyOS 1.1.8. It provides a restricted management shell for operator users to administer the device. By issuing various shell special characters with certain commands, an authenticated operator user can break out of the management shell and gain access to the underlying Linux shell. The user can then run arbitrary operating system commands with the privileges afforded by their account.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/17/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://blog.vyos.io/the-operator-level-is-proved-insecure-and-will-be-removed-in-the-next-releases

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-18555
NVD Published Date:
12/17/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/17/2018